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effects of the most recent storm for quite some time... in the north bay, pano good morning. it's friday is, february 10. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm kenny choi. the rain is gone but we'll have effects for some time. in the north bay panoramic highway to muir beach is closed and a tree crashed on top of a garage in mill valley. down in the south bay, crews have been using drones to monitor the san fransesquito creek. they are worried about debris in the water that could block the drainage culvert under 101. we have live team coverage of the storm and the mess left behind. anne makovec from near the russian river. >> reporter: you can see the spoils of some of the flooding behind me at this mini golf course. the whale looks at home. this is one of these water hazards at the course. but all kidding aside, we are expecting this river to rise even higher and cause more flooding. it's going to crest at 11 a.m.
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this morning at 36.7 feet at 4.5 feet above flood stage. the russian river rose to about that level earlier this week on tuesday. so this is a double whammy. homes and businesses near the russian river banks were once again flooded and as soon as the waters receded here we are again. people who live around here though are taking it all in stride. >> everybody is doing well in the neighborhood. this is pretty normal. but the storm we had a couple of weeks ago was by far worse. there's no water in our -- well, there's a little bit of water in our basement but nothing like a few weeks ago. >> reporter: and then there's trouble at the mark west creek in west sonoma county which joins with the russian river. trees and branches down around its banks. it's normally less than a half foot deep but today, it is approaching 10 feet in some stretches. and then there's a possibility of mudslides in the hills here in wine country. our crews checked on some of the homes above guerneville in
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danger of tumbling around christmastime and they are still red-tagged. again, you can see the water levels here behind me high and they are going to rise about 4 feet within the next five hours. live in guerneville, anne makevoc, kpix 5. right now, some areas are getting dried out and others are still slammed. >> yeah. anne makovec was just asking me a very interesting question a couple of minutes ago, saying okay, are we seeing more rain in this particular area where she is this morning in guerneville than anywhere else in the bay area? and it's been going hand in hand when we forecast six inches of rain in the north bay, six inches also in the santa cruz mountains. i try to pull some stats together really fast and where she stands we are 196% of normal. i mean, nearly 200% of normal. and just slightly below that in portions like ben lomond. so good morning, everybody. we still have the rain but we are keeping a watchful eye on the russian river in the guerneville area where it did
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crest as anne was saying on this past tuesday. it's already one foot above flood stage cresting at about 37 feet at 11 a.m. so with that kind of forecast, you know there will be moderate flooding in the area. also mentioned in central sonoma county, that red highlighted area, that is a flood warning in effect for the mark west creek also the town of santa rosa, also all of sebastopol, graton and cotati. we have a lot of flooding going on there and it's still raining. a break in the north bay now. east bay with moderate to heavy rainfall around the tassajara area, blackhawk, diablo, also towards concord, clayton and walnut creek. we also have the rain showers just moving out of the 580/680 corridor heading towards discovery bay and in brentwood. spotty scattered showers now around santa clara, mission san jose. mostly cloudy in san francisco looking due east towards oakland. we can see the bright lights of the estuary and the port of oakland which we have not been able to do for several days.
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ivistsibility is an issue now -- visibility is an issue now in santa rosa but not around the rim of the bay. temperatures today with the clearing of the skies, i'm not talking full sunshine. clearing of the rain, but we'll turn partly to mostly cloudy during the afternoon. 50s at the beaches. 60s around the peninsula. 60s common around the santa clara valley from san jose through willow glen into the rose garden district at 63 degrees. east bay topping off high 50s and low 60s. the winds will remain under about 15 miles per hour. meanwhile 50s and 60s common in the north bay and in the far reaches right around lakeport at 54. 58 in windsor. i have the full forecast featuring your weekend outlook and even a day that will top off near 70 degrees. the seven-day outlook at 18 after the hour. here's roqui. >> that's what i like to hear, roberta. thank you. it's 6:04. let's take a look in scotts valley where that traffic alert has been in effect for a few days now. this is highway 17. it's only down to one lane in each direction due to a massive
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mudslide on the northbound side. but work has been suspended due to a fatal incident between two workers out there. so why is traffic down to just nine miles an hour? because there was a stalled vehicle blocking a lane. that's now moved out of the way but the damage is done. so if you are heading out this way please give yourself plenty of time and make sure you're prepared to drive safely and be very alert in this area. it's very dangerous conditions out there. chp says -- and caltrans says that that work might not resume until next week. here's a look at the altamont pass traffic. you are down to 19 miles per hour now so very slow conditions here. north tracy boulevard to the altamont pass will take you over 30 minutes and if you are heading to walnut creek an earlier crash has been removed but the damage is done. southbound 680 before treat boulevard a two-vehicle crash involving a big rig. i'll send it to you. >> all right, roqui. thank you. a mudslide in the santa cruz mountains won't be cleared by the weekend as investigators try to determine how a worker
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died while attending to the mess. kpix 5's maria medina is live in scotts valley on the tragic accident that put repairs in limbo. maria. >> reporter: good morning. a much different scene than just a few days ago. all is quiet out here off highway 17 on vine hill road. that's because work is suspended. now, that fatal accident happened during my noon live shot yesterday. and today, we are learning the victim's name was bobby gill, 53 years old from los banos. now, chp tells us that a worker hauling mud from that mudslide backed up and ran over two workers. those workers from "graniterock" hired to help clean up the mudslide out here. the accident happened a few minutes after noon as soon as it started raining. we saw that the workers were visibly shaken after that accident. well, now cal/osha is stepping in. the state is stepping in to investigate and that means that
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work is suspended out here. >> they are out here working in the pouring rain trying to make it easier and then something tragic like this happens. it's very heartbreaking for all of us. >> reporter: now, the other man hit did survive. we saw him moving his arms and his head before he was rushed to a nearby hospital. his name is steven whitmeyer. but again, as for the work out here, it is suspended as cal/osha investigates and that means that work here is completely stopped. there is no date, no timeline when they will start resuming work here so expect a lot of delays over the weekend because northbound lanes again are closed near vine hill road. southbound lanes as you see behind me are open in both directions. one lane each way. live in santa cruz county, maria medina, kpix 5. despite all the rain, some water bills are going up. the alameda county water district voted on the proposal last night. it will increase rates by 20%
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this year and 5% next year. officials say the money will go to infrastructure but mainly employee salaries. >> the water district's rates are still below the median of the 30 bay area agencies that we benchmark to. >> the water district serves around 350,000 customers in fremont, newark and union city. the trump administration is reviewing its options after a panel of judges in san francisco refused to reinstate the president's immigration and travel ban. the justice department had argued that the court which originally suspended the order overstepped its bound but the ninth circuit court of appeals disagreed stating, the government has pointed to no evidence that any alien from any of the countries named in the order has perpetrated a terror attack in the united states. the president responded on twitter last night saying, quote, see you in court. the security of our nation is at stake. >> we have seen him in court
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twice. and we're two for two. >> you cannot -- could not have drafted a stronger decision, a more clear-cut decision and a more obvious victory for the state of washington. >> the government has 14 days to ask the could to reconsider the decision or file an emergency appeal with the supreme court. meanwhile, the price of the planned border wall continues to skyrocket according to a report. they project building a series of walls and fences along the border would cost the u.s. taxpayers more than $21 billion. during the campaign the president said it would be $12 billion. the president said mexico would pay for it. a new survey sos about one- third of californians approve of the way president trump is doing his job. the public policy institute says the president's job approval rating is 30% among california adults and 34% among likely voters.
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his disapproval ratings in both groups are well into the 50s. almost two-thirds of californians do not support the president's travel restrictions which currently held up in court. 6:10. new developments in the raiders effort to move to las vegas after funding for the proposed stadium suddenly dried up. >> and a man shoveling snow is killed in a freak accident in the midst of a powerful winter storm. >> from the kpix weather center, good morning, everyone. 6:10. we are taking a look at the russian river anticipated to overflow its banks, plus we'll have your weekend forecast. >> all right. over here in the traffic center, here's a live look at the san mateo bridge from hayward to foster city. but we have a new crash in the walnut creek area. how it's affecting your morning commute to the east bay we'll tell you. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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good morning. this is our live weather camera look out toward sfo under mostly cloudy skies. so far no airport delays there or at mineta international airport or oakland international airport. there are some delays on the roads. roqui has traffic. i'll show you where it's still raining and how long it will stick around. raffic and weather coming up at 6:18. in the northeast people are shoveling up to 18 inches of snow. this winter storm brought winds up to 70 miles an hour to the boston area and thousands in cape cod lost power. a new york doorman died shoveling snow when he slipped downstairs and fell through a window. in new hampshire, an suv on a slick road slid into a house. authorities blame the weather
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for an eight-car pile-up in west virginia. people have mixed feelings. >> we have candles going, oil lamp going, we cooked on sterno tonight. so we are making do. >> just want to go home. that's all i want to do is go home. it's been a very, very long 20 hours. >> more than 5,000 flights have been canceled nationwide since wednesday. new this morning, the raiders are still planning on a move to las vegas. the team's president says that stadium financing is on track even after billionaire sheldon adelson backed out of a nearly $2 billion stadium deal. the raiders president is reassuring the stadium authority that financing is not an issue but didn't name which company might jump on board to finance the remaining $650 million needed to start the project. >> it's not just about las vegas. it's an international opportunity potentially, um, the money can potentially be there. time will tell. >> nfl owners are expected to
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meet next month to make a decision on the move. giants fans had a chance to have fun with their favorite players this weekend. the annual fanfest returns to at&t park tomorrow. you can meet the team, take photos with the championship trophies and tour the ballpark at 10 a.m. that sounds like fun. and apparently it's going to be a good weekend for it, right? >> a good weekend to get outdoor and breathe. breathe!! just breathe. yes. great weekend. >> absolutely. >> just go nuts. >> i have never been to a giants game. >> you have to go. >> i know. >> we'll all go. >> okay. >> we'll take an afternoon game. >> i'm here for it [ overlapping speakers ] >> we have to go to the a's game. that's what we have to do. >> we went there last year. >> you have a lot to do. >> oh, yes. doesn't get easier in the traffic center. let's look at the traffic alert in scotts valley. it's been in effect for a few days now after a major mudslide on the northbound side of
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highway 17. so you have traffic moving in both directions but only down into one lane and you see major slowdowns at 5 miles per hour and three-mile backup. maria medina is live with more details coming up. this is scotts valley between vine hill and sugarloaf. moving to the altamont pass traffic you are under 20 miles per hour so give yourself some extra time. it does free up in livermore on the dublin interchange. bad news not walnut creek commuters. southbound 680 at north main street two-car crash blocking a lane, 30 miles per hour backed up to 242 then highway 4 not looking too bad though. moving over now to the san mateo bridge, traffic is slowing down significantly now between hayward and foster city. then the same story across the span of the bay bridge. those metering lights are on. roberta, i'll send it to you. we still have rain. live hi-def doppler radar picking up light precipitation in the east bay and, in fact, we are now even seeing some
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moderate rainfall that has just moved past the 580/680 corridor still raining there however as it lifts to the north and to the east. pleasanton you're hearing the raindrops on the rooftops. the rain showers have now just pushed out of palo alto and you can see it across the bay here as it's making tracks towards the union city area. we still have some light rain showers around the santa cruz mountains, buying a little bit of a break at this hour around the north bay where central sonoma county has a flood warning in effect. that means mark west creek the city of santa rosa and the community of sebastopol as well as graton and cotati, we have flooding taking place right now on many of your roads. in addition, we are keeping a watchful eye on the russian river in guerneville. it's already made one crest this week. the second one will be at 11 a.m., nearly 5 feet above flood stage. we are already one foot above flood stage. we are anticipating moderate flooding. here's your rainfall table from
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october 1 to this morning. we have more rain in the forecast. maybe a chance today. but next thursday. temperatures out the door in the 50s. you will feel the difference. old atmospheric river moving out. there is a lot of instability in the atmosphere so even though it's weakening and clearing out for the most part still a chance of a scattered shower during the afternoon just a chance. winter storm warning in effect until tomorrow morning. you need the chains in tahoe. 36 inches of snow above 7,000 feet. we have 41 degrees there today. we'll begin to clear out saturday with partly cloudy skies. official sunrise is at 7:05. sunset 5:44. smack in between today remaining mostly cloudy slight chance of rain showers 50s and
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60s. calm saturday morning, then partly cloudy. full sunshine on sunday after a cold start. sunshine through valentine's day approaching 67 in our inland areas. wind and rain returns on thursday but if you are heading to the at&t pebble beach golf classic that's always some fun people watching there, 60 degrees over the weekend. giants fanfest this saturday. at&t park, lots of sunshine at 59 degrees. and for valentine's day, on tuesday, mostly sunny and seasonal. that's a look at your forecast. enjoy your day. but don't go away. we'll be right back. ,,
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good morning. groundhog day was a week ago in pennsylvania, right?
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but punxsutawney phil was showing up yesterday in santa clara. back to 2015, there's jed york introducing jim tomsula. last year chip kelly met the media with trent baalke and york. and today general manager john lynch and head coach kyle shanahan were jointly introduced. shanahan is trying to turn the page from criticism but play calling in the super bowl clearly still a little tender. >> it was the hardest thing i have ever gone through and i was really cool about that as, you know, most head coaches who have been in that situation they are usually at the next spot the next day and jed told me to take my time. he allowed me to take a day and a half before i came out here. i was definitely grieving it. i probably will for a while. round one of the at&t pebble beach pro-am will spill into today because of the nasty rain and wind. that's where the storm moved n phil mickelson played monterey peninsula country club had the shot of the day holes out from the bunker on 6. he had seven birdies but two double bogeys.
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1-under through 17. that's mark hubbard was the guy who proposed in 2015 after the first round. two years later he is just one off the lead. play was suspended around 1:30 so they will finish the first round today. ucla and oregon the cheerleader on the left at the top of the pyramid takes a hard fall on the back and then somebody from the ucla staff carries her off afternoon, oh, geez. add injury to insult and injury again. the good news, everybody was okay. have a nice trip. see you next fall. ♪[ music ] the play of the day, from college basketball, oregon at ucla site of that unfortunate cheerleader incident that dennis just showed us. here's brooks. [ play-by-play ] it's 6-- >> the bruins went on to beat oregon 82-79.
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one of the most recognizable members of the trump administration. >> clean-up of the mudslide on highway 17 turns deadly. what we have learned about the worker and what that means for traffic over the weekend. >> good morning, from the kpix weather center where it's still raining across the bay area. we'll fire up our live hi-def doppler. >> all right. do you remember the potholes on the altamont pass on wednesday? well, we have a new one opening up and we'll tell you exactly where it is. >> good morning, it's friday, february 10. i'm kenny choi. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:30. we are finally getting a chance to dry out and clean up the mess from the storms. crews will remove a tree in berkeley that fell and crushed several cars last night. highway 37 in novato is closed again. here are some photos of the flooding and we are told it may not re-open until late next week. in sonoma county, there is
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still a chance of flooding. the russian river hit flood stage overnight. anne makovec reports from guerneville. >> reporter: you can see some of the flooding damage at this mini golf course. they have cleared everything out of the office. this is old hat. this happened several times already this season. so this is something that the guerneville wine country area is just getting used to. the river will crest at 11 a.m. at 4 1/2 feet above flood stage. it rose that high on tuesday. homes and businesses near the russian river were once again flooded and as soon as the waters receded, here we are again. the mark west creek in west
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sonoma county which joins with the russian river, trees and branches down near it is approaching 10 feet in some stretches normally less than a foot. >> been here about 7 years. with heavy rain the creek rises but never like this. this is the first year where we have been flooded. >> reporter: here's another issue to keep your eye on traveling in the area today. highway 1 down to one lane in jenner to the west and they might have to shut it all down if the flooding gets worse. we are seeing the levels slowly rising and they will rise about a foot an hour between now and 11 a.m. live in guerneville, anne makevoc, kpix 5. time now 6:32. another check of the forecast. >> i want to give you a little comparison. a couple of years ago i was in a half ironman competition in which the swim portion is off johnson beach in the russian river and they had to cancel
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that leg of the race, swim, cycle and run. they canceled the run because there was no water. there was no water!! not even a trickle. you could walk across it. [ overlapping speakers ] >> i remember that forecast. >> cycling. >> my day. that's good to show you where we have come comparing it with the drought. the russian river already crested on tuesday. we are anticipating a second crest of 36.7 feet at 11 a.m. you can see how far above flood stage we'll reach today. flood stage is 32 feet. moderate flooding will occur. flood warning in effect until 8:30 for central sonoma county. we have flooding right now around the mark west creek and santa rosa, sebastopol, graton and cotati. this is affecting a lot of people this morning. we are buying a break as far as
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the precipitation is concerned in the north bay. we have plenty of rain in the east bay. this rain is going east to pleasanton. look at that big cell now over highway 84 as you make tracks out of livermore trying to bypass some of that traffic in pleasanton and make your tracks in towards the sunol grade. antioch you're hearing some pretty heavy raindrops on your rooftops drifting into the oaklandly area. mission san jose has rain, as well. mostly cloudy in san francisco looking out towards oakland. visibility issues in santa rosa due to fog at 49 degrees. haven't seen that all week. we have been in the 60s for days at this hour. your going to feel the difference today a little more refreshing with the passage of that cold front. mostly cloudy skies during the day. a slight chance of a lingering shower into the 50s along the seashore. 60s around the peninsula back through east palo alto and east bay numbers in the 60s, as
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well. 59 however in danville. north bay from the 50s to 60s, west wind. >> 6:34. allow me to take you down memory lane. >> we had two major potholes blocking the right lane and you had a 17-mile backup and hours of repairs? >> a one large pothole chp says they are about to shut down the right lane in this area. so stay to the left out that way. make sure you're driving safely on westbound 580 at north flynn road. we have three cars on the shoulder from new damage. north tracy boulevard to the altamont pass will take about 40 minutes.
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we'll keep a close eye on it. hopefully it won't be 17 miles into tracy in san joaquin county like wednesday. right? >> all right, roqui. thank you so much. on highway 17 in the santa cruz mountains investigators are trying to make sense of a deadly accident during a mudslide clean-up. kpix 5's maria medina is live in scotts valley on the devastating turn that put repairs on hold. maria. >> reporter: definitely devastating. workers had hoped to complete their work here by this weekend. now that work has put on hold because of the death of a worker. we had just met a couple of these guys when this accident happened during our noon live shot yesterday. today we are learning that the victim's name was bobby gill. he was 53. from los banos. chp tells us a worker hauling mud from the mudslide backed up and ran over two workers. those workers from "graniterock" hired to help clean up the mudslide out here on highway 17.
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the accident happened just minutes after noon as soon as it started raining and we saw workers shaken about what happened. now cal/osha is investigating. and that means the work out here again is suspended. >> osha has to make sure that all the safety measures are in place and investigate and then caltrans can continue so it's not going to be monday but hopefully we'll have an updated time frame once caltrans knows what's going on. >> reporter: the other man hit did survive. we saw him moving his arms and his head before he was taken to the hospital. we are learning his name is steven whitmeyer. but again, the work out here suspended as cal/osha investigates what went wrong. unknown when the work will resume. so a warning to drivers, especially this weekend, the northbound lanes will remain closed here on vine hill road, southbound lanes as you see behind me are open with two-way traffic. expect delays until work resumes again. maria medina, kpix 5.
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in butte county engineers are trying to figure out what to do with the damaged main spillway at oroville dam. a massive pole keeps getting bigger as the reservoir level continues to rise. so by tomorrow, water could pour over an emergency spillway there for the first time since the dam was completed back in 1968. analysts say that downstream communities are not currently in danger. president trump's pick for secretary of health and human services has been confirmed by the senate. senators voted along party lines early this morning to confirm representative tom price. he will lead the charge to dismantle obamacare. he is also advocating making major changes to medicare. and members of congress are calling for an investigation into kellyanne conway one of the president's top advisers. on wednesday, she promoted ivanka trump's clothing like during an appearance on fox news. federal employees are barred from using their position to benefit themselves or their friends. the republican chair of the
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government oversight committee called conway's comments wrong and unacceptable. the white house appears to agree. >> kellyanne has been counseled. and that's all we're going to go with. >> the final say on any punishment will be up to her boss, president trump. but the ethics committee noted that he has a conflict of interest because conway was pushing his daughter's products. time now 6:39. if you thought finding a spot to sit on bart is hard, just wait! details on the plan to remove thousands of seats from trains. >> and volunteers scramble to save dozens of whales washed up on a remote beach. ,,
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the company says that six people were working at the site in peretti at the time of the blast last night. two were taken to the hospital. the others were not seriously injured. there's no word on the cause. phillips 66 says that the 20" pipeline carries raw natural gas liquids. one of the nation's longest running department store chains is cutting back. >> joining us now is kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. >> reporter: good morning. it's been a struggle for a lot of department store chains for the past couple of years. none more so than for sears. sears is announcing it's going to cut $1 billion a year in costs through a number of moves including cutting back in its corporate headquarters, a number of other areas and that's on top of closing 150 stores. that's 102 kmarts and 48 sears. the question is whether or not any of this will matter. sales of the two chains combined in the 4th quarter are down by over 10%. shares in sears are surging high they are morning on the
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plan to cut costs though. lots of earnings coming in from bay area firms. pandora is one of the winners. its shares are moving higher and a big gain in revenue. graphics chipmaker nvidia doing well on strong sales in the 4th quarter. yelp is a different story. had a good quarter but its forecast for the current quarter was light. as a result, the shares are diving in the early going. however, a lot of that profit- taking. yelp stock has nearly tripled in value over the past year. we finished yesterday with all three major averages at record highs. and we are watching stocks build upon that again today. let go to the big board and see how we're doing at this moment. the dow now is up by 60 points its highest points ever. nasdaq gaining 10 points. the s&p up by 5 in the early going. back to you. >> thank you. bart is making more room in its trains and adding more parking spaces for bikers. the board of directors vote on
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the plan yesterday. it will add new electronic bike lockers at nearly three dozen stations? >> the board also voted to get rid of nearly 2500 seats in bart trains to make more standing room. the project is expected to start next year and could take about 5 years. time now 6:45. let's get a check of traffic and weather. >> thank you, kenny. okay. let's take a look at the altamont pass. traffic along the way on wednesday due to two large potholes, you will want to hear this. westbound 580 after north flynn road there is another large pothole. chp says there's multiple potholes so you will want to stay to the let lane. this is shutting down the right lane so 20 miles per hour very slow conditions but not too much of a heavy backup but give yourself extra time to get there and stay to the left. avoid the right lane. cars are on the shoulder with flats. chp says give yourself time to make sure you drive cautiously.
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moving now to the walnut creek area we have a hot spot on southbound 680 from a couple of earlier crashes. make sure your give yourself time. and then a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. those metering lights are on. traffic backed up towards the maze. 20 minutes between the maze and downtown. let's head to the marin county commute. highway 37 from vallejo into novato, that's still closed in both directions at atherton avenue and highway 101. chp is diverting traffic off at atherton avenue to give you a direct route back to 101 due to heavy flooding in the area. they are saying this is the worst it's seen all season long here and also because of the flooding, novato boulevard those off-ramps are closed. let's move to mass transit. because this is something you might want to consider. after all this rain. the san francisco bay ferry harbor bay ferry in both directions with reduced capacity so less space so give yourself some extra time.
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get there early so save yourself a seat. good morning, everybody. 6:46. the heaviest rain has been pounding the bay area during our morning newscast here. it's now moving just due east of the bay area but we still have some lingering showers. it's live. it's our hi-def doppler radar. you can see that band of heavy rain now heading in the direction of the stockton area but still that cell just popped up between tassajara and altamont pass. pleasanton you have some rain showers drifting towards livermore. we still have a flood warning in effect for the red highlighted area of mark west creek and the city of santa rosa, sebastopol, graton and cotati. we do have flooding now on roads. keeping a watchful eye today on the rising russian river expected to crest at 11 a.m. at 36.7 feet. look how much that is above flood stage! right now we have some minor flooding occurring. we have anticipate moderate moderate flooding by lunch hour. this sets the stage for you. we are nearly 200% of normal on
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the water year rainfall is concerned in santa rosa. everyone doing okay. this is the scene looking out from mount vaca. we do have areas of fog this morning. mostly cloudy skies. rain has just departed that area. temperatures have cooled upper 40s visibility down to a quarter mile in the santa rosa area due to pockets of fog. in the 50s from san jose to the south. to the east in the livermore area. this right here is what remains of the atmospheric river that tapped into the cold front to the north of us the core of the center brushing the far reaches of our north bay and then exiting to the north and to the east so as it weakens and exits, we'll start to see some clearing. we still have that winter storm warning in effect for the high sierra up to 36 inches of snow above 7,000 feet. up to 2 feet of snow down at lake level. the rain has ended. and the snow is falling. today's forecast 41 degrees is a high. you need chains heading to the high sierra today. partly cloudy saturday and full
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sunshine on sunday. what a blast, tahoe report. 19 inches of new snow on the south shore at heavenly. to the north shore, north starr reporting 21 new inches of snow. clearing over the weekend. what a epic season in tahoe. temperatures in the 50s and 60s locally today your extended forecast, starting off cloudy saturday ending up partly cloudy. full sunshine on sunday. check out your tuesday inland approaching 67. computer models suggest rain and wind return on thursday. but what a weekend it will be. at&t pebble beach pro-am it's been raining all week nothing but glorious sunshine saturday and sunday for the finals. giants fanfest this saturday at the baseball park. sunshine high 50s. and on valentine's day, we are talking about lots of sunshine again temperatures into the 60s. i hope you have a great weekend. new this morning, volunteers in new zealand are rushing to save dozens he have whales after one of the worst strandings in the country's history. more than 400 of the marine
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mammals beached themselves this morning. volunteers are dousing them with buckets of water and trying to drag them back to shore. more than 75% of the whales have already died. time now 6:50. the projected cost of one of president trump's signature campaign promises continues to rise. >> reporter: and the russian river continues to rise. even though the rain is done. we'll take a look at what we're expecting as far as flooding next. ,,,,,,,,,,
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apparently, people think i'm too perky. so now i'm not being perky, telling you that dri that switch to progressive save an average of $548! whoo! i mean, whoo. up their lunches and trust - they'll have company, too. because it's national "no one eats alone" day. today across the bay area students can open up their lunches and trust they will have company, too. that's because it is national no one eats alone day. the occasion encourages students to take a risk and sit with classmates they don't
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know. it's a push to make students feel welcome in what can be a lonely time. some 80 bay area schools will participate. new this morning, search- and-rescue crews are on the scene of a deadly landslide in indonesia. it wiped out three villages in bali. authorities say at least 12 people are dead. the youngest victim a one-year- old boy. more rain is expected today so crews are trying to clear the area. ive things to know at the :55. week 2 in the trial of the man accused of murdering morgan hill teen sierra lamar wraps up today. the prosecution is still building its case against antolin garcia-torres. he faces the death penalty if convicted. president trump is vowing to continue the fight over his immigration and travel ban. a court decided yesterday to uphold the decision to halt the ban on people coming from seven countries. the government has 14 days to ask the court to reconsider or file an appeal with the supreme court. the price of the
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president's planned border wall continues to go up. reuters obtained an internal report from the department of homeland security projecting the new cost at more than $21 billion. during the campaign, president trump said it would cost around $12 billion. parts of the northeast are digging out from a deadly snowstorm. the fast-moving system dumped up to 18 inches of snow triggering power outages and making a mess of travel. thousands of flights were canceled because of the storm. mudslides are causing a lot of damage across the bay area. in orinda a hillside on van tassle lean came crashing down on a home yesterday. authorities say it's several hundred yards high and another couple of hundred feet wide. no one was hurt. i'm anne makovec live in guerneville where the russian river has once againover flowed its banks. you can see this building here behind me. this is the low-lying area but the river is going toker rise three to four feet before this is all said and done.
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it's going to be about 4.5 feet above flood stage. they river rows on tuesday. homes and businesses near the russian river were flooded and as soon as the waters receded here we are again. this round of flooding isn't as bad as earlier this year. then there's the mark west crease in west sonoma county which joins with the russian river, trees and branches down around its banks. it's normally about 6" deep but today it's approaching 10 feet in some stretches. then there's the possibility of mudslides in the hills here in wine country. our crews checked on some of the hopes above guerneville that were in danger of tumbling around christmastime and they are still red-tagged so even though the rain is over, pretty much, it's still a lot of storm damage to watch for here around guerneville and the russian river. live in guerneville, kpix 5. to add to that storm damage let's go to the altamont pass. traffic moving slowly at 16
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miles per hour due to a kun every couple of large potholes opened up on westbound 580 after north flynn road. give yourself plenty of time and stay to the left because these potholes are shutting down the right lane currently. chp and caltrans are on scene trying to clear it. of so give yourself some extra time. here's to walnut creek another hot spot moving at 30 miles per hour due to some earlier crashes on southbound 680. the traffic alert we have had for a few days now highway 17 still only down to one lane in each direction due to a massive mudslide on the northbound side. and also a fatal incident occurred yesterday afternoon here and that's causing the work to be suspended until further notice so this will take a while. expect delays this weekend as you head out that way. and expect delays this morning. you're moving at 30 miles per hour in the area. and again, that's highway 17 in scotts valley. moving over now to the san mateo bridge from hayward to foster city, that's a slow
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commute of 20 minutes. if you are traveling into downtown san francisco, you have 20 minutes between the maze and downtown. good morning, 6:57. this is our live weather camera from sutro tower looking north. this is a layer of fog. that's under mostly cloudy skies and we still have some scattered rain showers. our live hi-def doppler radar has been picking up just a few lingering showers. right now, temperatures are into the 50s across the board. 50 santa rosa and oakland. you will feel the difference today. temperatures in the 50s and 60s a lingering shower throughout the day then we welcome mostly cloudy skies saturday morning. becoming partly cloudy during the day. sunday full sunshine in the forecast from 56 to 63 degrees. look at your tuesday for valentine's day. up to 67 degrees away from the bay. that's -- when i say 67, i'm thinking 70. okay? then we have rain and wind back in the forecast on thursday. but this weekend, thinking of
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something fun to do, it's the chinese new year parade. year of the rooster in the mid- 50s. it's free. you bring the family, you just have a great time. >> thank you. a 38,000-square-foot home is now on the market in los angeles. [chuckling] >> i was just conferring with roberta. is it the year of the rooster? >> it is. >> check out this house. [ laughter ] >> this is the most expensive home in america, price tag $250 million. wow. part of that stems from a lower floor that features according to the developer 11,000 feet of pure entertainment that includes an indoor theater and a bowling alley and check out the cars. yeah. it comes with $30 million worth of cars. one of them is a 1936 mercedes. developer says it should be the best feeling in the world. >> that girl in the blue bikini comes with the house.
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